Samsung Electronics mobile chief Koh Dong-jin, who has been spearheading the unit since December 2014, may be feeling the pain of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle the most.
On Oct. 13, he pledged that he “would at any cost find the exact cause (of the faulty Galaxy Note 7) to restore trust of consumers so that they can use Samsung products without any safety concerns.”
Admitting that he was frustrated.
Thanks to the promotion of Dong Jin Koh to run Samsung's mobile division, there is a rare opportunity to reposition Samsung in the smartphone market. With the South Korean company's falling profits, reduced sales of flagship devices...
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Samsung Electronics said Friday that the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 would cost the company about $3 billion during the current and next quarters, bringing the total cost of the recall to at least $5.3 billion.
Samsung Electronics expects a total hit in operating profit of about 3.5 trillion Korean won ($3.1 billion) in the final quarter of this year and first quarter of next year due to the discontinuation of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.